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February 08, 2018
February 08, 2018
At least 10 people have died and hundreds more injured since Tuesday
February 08, 2018
Brexit negotiations are a 'small issue' compared to repairing family life, Bishop Davies said
February 08, 2018
The feast of St Valentine coincides with Ash Wednesday – this conflict is an opportunity
February 08, 2018
The Vatican Museums exhibition will be something of a homecoming for the artist
February 08, 2018
The Irish establishment wants to sweep away pro-life laws. But the battle will not be so easily won
February 08, 2018
An attempt to clarify the cardinal's comments has only created more confusion
February 08, 2018
The former directors, who have already been given jail sentences, face paying damages after bank incurred losses of 47 million euros
February 08, 2018
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February 08, 2018
On Monday, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan became the first Turkish president to visit the Vatican in 59 years. The trip marks a new high point in relations just three years after Turkey recalled its ambassador to the Holy See when Pope Francis acknowledged the Armenian genocide. Significantly, Erdoğan, rather than Pope Francis, initiated the meeting. He
February 08, 2018
✣ Cardinal Parolin defends deal with Beijing What happened? Cardinal Pietro Parolin has defended the Vatican’s diplomatic approach to China. The Holy See hopes to end the current division, in which some bishops are only recognised by Rome, and some only by the state-run Patriotic Association. A deal is planned in which Rome and Beijing collaborate.
February 08, 2018
✣ Highlights from the week online A philosopher’s great advice: ‘Don’t worry’ Last week the distinguished philosopher Germain Grisez died, prompting many tributes for his academic work, his popular writings on the spiritual life, and his decades-long defence of Church teaching on contraception. A different obituary came from his friend Ellie at meandmy house10.blogspot.co.uk. She
February 08, 2018
The parents of a terminally ill 20-month-old boy in Liverpool are fighting a legal battle to take him for treatment at the Vatican’s Bambino Gesù hospital in Rome. In a case reminiscent of Charlie Gard’s, doctors believe further treatment for young Alfie Evans would be inappropriate, but his parents have taken Alder Hey Children’s Hospital
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